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Freelance Writer Business Diploma Course

13 Modules

  • Certified Course
  • Online study
  • Tutor support
  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What Will You Learn?

What is journalism? Can I really make a career out of writing? Is working from home for me? What do I need to get started? I have this great idea, but what should I do next? All of these questions and more are answered throughout the Freelance Writer Business Course.

This course teaches the many facets of blogging, novel writing, proofreading and copywriting along with many other writing methods; offering many tools and resources that seasoned writers wish they had when they first began writing as a career. Each section details the...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1 – Purpose
  • Part 1: Purpose
  • Part 2: Course Description and Overview
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2 - Starting Out
  • Part 1: Starting Out
  • Part 2: Grammar
  • Part 3: Different Writing Genres
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3 - Journalism
  • Journalism
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4 - Blog Writing
  • Part 1: Introduction to Blogging
  • Part 2: Elements of a Blog Post
  • Part 3: Writing the Content
  • Part 4: Blog Post Types
  • Part 5: Social Media In Reference To Blogging
  • Part 6: Blogging for Employers
  • Part 7: WordPress as a Blogging Tool
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5 - Fiction Writing and Nonfiction Writing
  • Part 1: Introduction to Novel Writing
  • Part 2: Novel Writing as a Business Model
  • Part 3: Genres of Fiction Novels
  • Part 4: Evoking an Emotional Response
  • Part 5: Introduction to Nonfiction Writing
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6 - Ghostwriting
  • Ghostwriting
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7 - Article Writing
  • Part 1: Introduction to Article Writing
  • Part 2: Magazine Article Types
  • Part 3: Profile
  • Part 4: Expose
  • Part 5: Commissioned Articles
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8 - Creative Writing and Freelance Writing
  • Part 1: Introduction to Creative Writing
  • Part 2: Introduction to Freelance Writing
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9 - Business Writing and Academic Writing
  • Part 1: Introduction to Business Writing
  • Part 2: Introduction to Academic Writing
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10 - Copywriting and Proofreading
  • Part 1: Introduction to Copywriting
  • Part 2: Introduction to Proofreading
  • Module 10 Assessment
Module 11 - Verse, Criticism and Sports Writing
  • Verse, Criticism and Sports Writing
  • Module 11 Assessment
Module 12 - Writing Tools
  • Writing Tools
  • Module 12 Assessment
Module 13 - Where to Find Writing Work
  • Part 1: Overview
  • Part 2: People Per Hour
  • Part 3: Freelance Writing Gigs
  • Part 4: General Information
  • Module 13 Assessment

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

Anyone with a flair for writing can take part in the Freelance Writer Business Course and it will also provide much needed tools and inspiration for veteran writers suffering from writer’s block, the information contained in this course will provide a wealth of knowledge that will prove beneficial to the end result: starting and progressing a business as a writer.

Accreditations

The Freelance Writer Business Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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